AT&T - the communications giant agreed to divest itself of 22 subdivisions.
Air France - a jumbo jet crashed into the 14 th Street Bridge shortly after take off from Washington, D.C.'s National Airport. The crash killed 78 people.
Wall of Tears - the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall was dedicated Nov. 13, 1982 in Washington, D.C.
Japan - the compact disc (CD) made its debut in Japan.
Falklands War - a conflict between Argentina and Great Britain over the Falkland Islands caused military tensions. The conflict lasted from April 2 to June 20.
Notable Deaths -
Princess Grace of Monaco, 1929-1982, Grace Kelly was an award winning American actress who became the Princess of Monaco. She was killed in a freak car accident in Monaco.
Satchel Paige, 1906-1982, was one the greatest baseball pitchers of all times. Paige started pitching professionally in 1926 and ended his career in 1965. After years in the Negro American League , he entered Major League Baseball (MLB) when the restrictions were lifted on black players in 1948. He became the oldest rookie in MLB history at the age of 42.